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International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA

Our International Politics (Globalisation, Poverty and Development) MA gives you advanced theoretical, practical and research knowledge of poverty and its relation to global politics.

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Start date(s):

  • September 2023

Overview

This course provides an understanding of globalisation and development. It places special emphasis on the problem of poverty and its relation to global justice and global politics.

You study the political, social and economic causes, consequences and discourses of poverty and development. You also critically analyse these important global currents.

You'll benefit from rigorous training in:

  • globalisation
  • poverty
  • development
  • international relations theory
  • theories and approaches to the study of politics

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What you'll learn

Through compulsory and optional modules you'll gain:

  • advanced knowledge and understanding of areas such as globalisation, poverty and development, international relations theory, and international and regional studies themes
  • knowledge of methods in social science research and the techniques required to carry out advanced research
  • theoretical and practical research skills, including the synthesis of materials from a variety of primary and secondary sources

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your future

You'll develop specialist knowledge and research skills for a career with a significant international dimension. You'll also be able to pursue a postgraduate research degree in:

  • globalisation
  • development
  • poverty studies

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All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

As a Politics student you'll be based in the newly refurbished Henry Daysh Building.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2023 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

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  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2023 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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School of Geography Politics and Sociology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3921 
Email: Politicsadmissions@newcastle.ac.uk

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